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Kansas City Chiefs vs. San Diego Chargers Preview and Predictions

Michael SchotteyNFL National Lead WriterJuly 30, 2016

It's a big AFC West matchup in Week 9 as the Kansas City Chiefs head to San Diego to take on the Chargers.

The Chiefs (1-6) were a chic pick before the season to win a weak AFC West, but Matt Cassel had led an incredible underachieving effort across the board from a team that has far too much talent (on paper) to have their lowly record.

Romeo Crennel and Scott Pioli are in the crosshairs from both fans and media who expected more than this team has delivered. This team needs to get some crooked numbers in the win column sooner rather than later.

The Chargers (3-4) have fallen off of a proverbial cliff since a fast start to the season, and much of that falls on an offense that hasn't been able to do much of anything. Philip Rivers has neither protection nor chemistry with his receivers and Ryan Mathews has been either injured or ineffective. The defense has been solid, but it hasn't been able to win games on its own.

Who will win this Week 9 AFC West showdown? Check out our thoughts in the video above and leave yours in the comments below!

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